Hot Brown Honey to turn up the heat during HOTA’s Home Series

Brisbane based all-female group, Hot Brown Honey, is bringing their cabaret spectacle that places diversity centre stage to HOTA, Home of the Arts this December.

The Honeys will take to HOTA’s iconic Outdoor Stage to perform their smash-hit, genre defying, firecracker of a show on Friday December 6.

The groundbreaking experience blends elements of hip hop, theatre, burlesque and comedy, mixing things up as stereotypes around women of colour are challenged, all with lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment.


The Hot Brown Honey cast brings members from Maori, Aboriginal and the Torres Strait Islands, Samoan, Tongan, Indonesian and South African heritage together in celebration of their similarities and differences, as they explore race and cultural identity in Australia.

This stellar posse of phenomenal women is made up of co-director and choreographer, Lisa Fa’alafi; DJ and producer, Kim “Busty Beatz” Bowers; beatboxer, Materharere Hope “Hope One” Haami; circus artist, Crystal Stacey; and performers Elena Wangurra and Kalala Sione.

HOTA CEO, Criena Gehrke, said Hot Brown Honey will be a highlight of HOTA’s brand new HOME series.

“Fierce, unapologetic and deliciously disobedient, Hot Brown Honey are going to take over our Outdoor Stage in an explosion of colour, culture and controversy,” said Criena.

“Part theatrical masterpiece, part radical consciousness raising social activism, this show is all about empowerment and challenging stereotypes. It’s a sexy mash up and a hell of a lot of fun!”

Hot Brown Honey will perform at HOTA’s Outdoor Stage on Friday 6th December at 7.30pm. For more information, visit: